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Study: regular sauna reduces heart attack deaths for men and women

New research published today shows for the first time that regular sauna sessions have health benefits for both men and women. The study, by scientists...

More meat, more veggies, more special diets: here’s what Finland is...

Are you a meat lover? Have you eaten meatballs, steak or sausages today? A new study finds that Finns eat an average of 520g of...

VIDEO: Finland’s first sleep class

If it's tough to go back to work on Mondays, especially with winter fast approaching, then a brand new class might be just what...

Turku plans free contraception for under 25s

Turku has become the latest Finnish city to recommend free contraception for young people under the age of 25. The city council's Social and Health...

Just The Tip: Gonorrhea Leads The Way With Sex Infections On...

The number of gonorrhea infections in Finland has risen more than 30% in recent years, according to new research by the National Institute for...

President Niinistö Undergoes Surgery, Day After Putin-Trump Meeting

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö was admitted to hospital on Tuesday for what his office described as "a small surgical procedure". It comes less than 24 hours after...

Hundreds Sick After Contaminated Water Scare In Southwest Finland

New water samples are being taken today in Nousiainen, southwest Finland, after hundreds of people were hit with stomach problems. Polluted tap water is suspected...

Matti Vanhanen Hospitalised, Presidential Campaigning Paused

The Centre Party's candidate for the 2018 presidential elections, Matti Vanhanen has been hospitalised with a heart condition. The announcement came on Vanhanen's Facebook page, where...

East Finland Measles Outbreak Over

A measles outbreak in east Finland can be considered over, according to medical authorities in Sosteri District of eastern Finland. "Taking into account the time...

Surgeries Lacking for Finland’s Obesity Problems

While Finns are getting fatter, there are still too few surgeries carried out each year to combat the growing obesity epidemic, according to experts Every...